Chicken Penne with Herb Cheee

Chicken Penne With Herb Cheee Recipe

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Jelean Dokos

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@Jelean

I found this recipe on the Relish magazine website and tweaked it to my own taste. My husband loves it and I make it frequently because it it quick and easy and, most of all, delicious!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4
Cook:
35 Min

Ingredients

  • 4 c
    chicken broth
  • 8 oz
    frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 1/2 box
    mini penne pasta
  • 1 (16 oz)
    bag frozen mini broccoli florets
  • 1 (6 oz) pkg
    garlic and herb cream cheese (i use rondele)
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    grated parmesan cheese
  • ·
    coarsely ground black pepper

How to Make Chicken Penne with Herb Cheee

Step-by-Step

  1. In a deep skillet or dutch oven, bring broth to boil over high heat; add frozen chicken breasts. Return to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 16 minutes.
  2. Add pasta, stir, cover and simmer 8 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove chicken, cool and chop.
  3. Increase heat to high and bring pasta to a boil. Add frozen vegetables, return to a boil, reduce heat, cover tightly and simmer 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp tender.
  4. Drain pasta mixture, reserving 1/2 cup of the pasta cooking water. Return pasta to skillet and place over medium heat. Add cream cheese, salt and reserved cooking water. Toss until cheese has melted. Add chicken, and cook 2 minutes to heat through, stirring frequently. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese and black pepper.

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About Chicken Penne with Herb Cheee

Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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